Grundy County News December 2019
The holidays are upon us as we continue to grow our community café program and we encourage you to take part in the many opportunities we have to offer you. Please join us as we travel to Coal City, Mazon and Minooka, to provide a community café meal! We also serve a congregate lunch at Saratoga Tower in Morris Monday through Friday at 11:30 AM. On Wednesday and Friday it is followed by Bingo. The cost for these meals depend on the day but is a suggested donation of $3.50 to $6 per person. We do ask that you RSVP to 815-941-1590 by 9AM on Monday of that week so we are able to make sure we have enough food for everyone.
Parties at Saratoga Towers: In December we will hold our first Christmas Pajama Party on Wednesday December, 11th with lunch at 11:30AM and Bingo to follow at 12:30PM. Wear your favorite pajamas and come on in for lasagna, Caesar Salad, Green Beans, Peaches, Garlic Bread, dessert and Milk. Lunch is a suggested donation of $6. Reservations would be appreciated.
Our Annual Christmas Dinner on Wednesday December 18th. The meal will be Ham with Honey Mustard Glaze, Scalloped Potatoes, Peas & Carrots, Cornbread pudding, Rolls and Dessert. The cost is only a suggested donation of $6.
Our New Year’s Party will be held on Friday January 3rd, at Saratoga Towers. Please join us for our special “Good Luck” lunch at 11:30 with Bingo to follow. We’ll ring in the New Year at the start of Bingo! The cost for the New Year’s Party is a suggested donation of $5 per person which includes appetizers, slow cooked Pork Loin & Kraut w/potatoes, Black Eye Pea Salad, cornbread, Fruit, Dessert, Punch, Milk. Phone in your RSVP to 815-941-1590 today and remember, you don’t have to live at the Towers to participate so please come join us!
Whistle Stop Café and R Place both provide a pre-determined senior meal twice a month for $6. We also offer Great Plates meal coupons that are good for either R Place or Whistle Stop, and those are $6 each. They are usable at any time when you make your meal selection from their “Great Plates” menu. You use that coupon to pay for your meal.
Our Home Delivered Meals program provides meals delivered to your door. If you live in Grundy County and are in need of meals please call us at 815-941-1590.
Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity? Being a driver for our program could be the perfect fit! It could be one day a week, one day a month, or even one day a year whatever works for you. We also have volunteer opportunities with our community café program. If you are interested please give us a call at 815-941-1590.
Please come out and join us at one or all of our café opportunities and remember if you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, we just may have what you are looking for!
Happy Holidays from all of us at Community Nutrition Network.
Nutrition Director, Grundy County